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    September 18, 2010
    6:00 - 6:30pm EDT  

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[captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> it was one year ago today, that massive water main break, is ruptured in dundalk, a neighborhood under water. homes and businesses destroyed. the folks in dundalk remember it all too well. we begin our newscast in dundalk with a look back and how
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residents are moving forward. >> good even. we are on mcshane way. a year ago today was one of the several streets in dundalk that was under water. the homes here were flooded. they had no power. some of the residents we talked to today, well, they're still a bit traumatickized from that day. we didn't have to remind them this was the year anniversary. a 72-inch main break underneath browning highway at 4:00 p.m. the water washed away part of the road, cascaded down dundalk avenue and made its way down to the neighborhoods. the water was at least knee-high, chest-high seeping into basements. 100 homes were affected and dozens of cars. today, the spot of the break has been fixed and bavd over but the flood -- paved over but the flood is causing people pain, especially those who did not have insurance or did not have the right insurance. tonight at 11:00 p.m., we'll
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cover both sides of the story. some were lucky, may had the right insurance and are doing okay today. others are still paying are if it. we'll have that for you tonight at 11:00 p.m. >> thank you, george. in harford county, a family is mourning the loss of a teenager struck by a car and killed. 14-year-old joseph paul d'entremont was hit shortly before 10:00 p.m. last night on route 24 and red pump road. according to police, the boy was hit in the crosswalk while there was a no-crossing signal. police say the driver, robin alester monaco, stayed at the scene. to baltimore city and a deadly assault on a woman in her home. police say it happened last night in the 1500 block of north stricker street. 66-year-old cecilia mitchell suffered injuries in the head and pronounced dead at shock
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trauma. homicide detectives are questioning a family member. >> an overnight shooting in park will have has a man in the hospital recovering from a gunshot wound in the leg. it happened just after midnight. officers say the 26-year-old victim is recovering at sinai hospital and gave mow word on a possible suspect or motive in the case. officials with john hopkins hospital tell us the doctor shot on thursday is in fair condition tonight. police say dr. david cohen was shot on the eighth floor of the nelson building by paul pardus who barricaded himself inside his mother's hospital room, shot her, then took his life. 911 calls made during the incident were released on friday. >> 911! we need 911. a shooting on nelson eight. >> okay. >> 9! >> calm down. has anybody been shot? >> i don't know.
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i work for physical therapy. we heard gunshots. >> wow. police tell us the department and hospital officials are investigating mr. pardus' history and working to determine if crucial details may have been overlooked. we have posted the 911 calls in their entirety on our web site, wbaltv.com. hurricane igor is on track for bermuda, creating high winds and rough surf. to get ready, locals are gathering supplies and boarding up homes while vacationers are trying to leave before the storm hits some time on sunday. igor's forecasted path forced royal caribbean to change the destination for enchantment of the seas that departs from baltimore. it is now heading to the bahamas. b.p.'s blown-out well in the gulf of mexico could be hours away from being permanently sealed, that is the word from the gulf tonight.
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one final test and then they start cementing, killing that well for good. >> 152 days in and b.p. engineers say it's still going to take a few more hours before the fractured deep water horizon well is officially closed forever. 74 barrels of cement have been pumped in and set. strsts are working -- scientists are working through another test, applying 15,000 pounds of pressure to the seal to make sure it holds. on the surface, no test is needed. the pressure is definitely growing. >> why couldn't they do something before it got here. >> anger fueled by the oil, even though it hasn't flowed for more than two months now. while that permanent seal on the well is a violates step, there are some areas, like in this parish, where it's as important, the oil washing in and wearing away the marsh. >> it's like it keeps coming.
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>> absorbent boom is in place and biologists continue to take samples. but those working here worry that just like the crews working at the spill site, that support could be out. >> my wife says, what are we going to do? keep going like we're going until we have some answers. we get a trip once a week, maybe. can't pay your bills on a trip once a week. can't put your kids through school. can't buy groceries. if they pull out, we are totally messed up here. >> most agree, it's going to take a while and some help to find their way back. many say they've seen a significant drop in the number of cleanup and recovery crews here, but officials insist they have enough manpower to continue work as long as necessary. nbc news, venice, louisiana. >> hurricane, tornado,
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earthquake, blizzard? county officials say they're ready for any hazard that may hit and held their first preparedness fair today. september is national preparedness month. equipment like the police chopper and emergency communication vehicles were on display as the officials demonstrated how the county prepares for emergencies and encourages familiesy to create emergency preparedness plans. >> is your family ready to do without having electricity and water without a week? communities and families that are prepared are able to mitigate hazards. >> he wants families to create kits with food and water to last three days, communications, and batteries. >> still ahead, what may have
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caused one player's death. and a father debrates students who bullied his daughter and it's caught on tape. ♪
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is just going to seem primitive. [ monkey cheeps ] ♪ maryland residents can save up to $780 while funds last. >> a sad story out of texas where a community is mourning the loss of a high school football star. reginald garrett collapsed shortly after throwing his second touchdown of the night on friday. garrett had a history of seizures and coaches say that may have caused the collapse. he was rushed to the hospital and did not survive. a florida father fed up with the way his daughter was treated took matters into his own hands. he confronted two of her classmates and it was all caught on tape. >> on a school bus in suburban orlando, a father's fury caught on a security camera. >> my daughter [beep].
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>> 42-year-old james willie jones arrested for disorderly conduct admits his temper got the best of him when he unloaded on children who were bullying his daughter who suffered from cerebral palsy. in the report, he claims the classmates put a condom on her head. >> may daughter is not going to be touched on the way they done. i'm very sorry. i apologize for that. this is not just for me, but for my daughter. >> in the deputy's report, it says jones called the school to complain but nothing was done. the deputy writes, the school has two adults on the bus and attempts to control the children but they didn't speak english. >> this is my daughter! >> students say it was his threat to kill that was most upsetting. >> he can't just kill kids for, like, somebody messing with his daughter. >> a quarter of all public school students report being
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bullied weekly if not daily and experts say often parents don't hear about it until it's a crisis and as we've seen before, the consequences can sometimes turn deadly. in massachusetts, prosecutors say classmates tormented 15-year-old feebie prince in school hallways and online for months. she hanged herself at home. the children's movement of florida has been studying the problem of bullying. >> it's not going away. frankly, it's escalating. every school ought to have a anti-bullying program. >> bullying in schools. one in three teenagers say it's happened to them. the difficulty, getting the victims to speak up before it blows up. nbc news, miami. >> right. we'll take a big turn here for sports. >> we'll talk about football. university of maryland renewing
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a rivalry with west virginia. sometimes it takes a big hit to get things going. we'll check and see if the terps capitalize. >> we're tracking showers and storms over the southern great lakes. right now, pleasant, 74 at the airport.
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>> we've been blessed with an absolutely gorgeous day, abundant sun all over the state of maryland today. things are high and dry on doppler tonight. well to our west in the southern great lakes, there's storm activity associated with the next front which will reach us tomorrow night. but it's going to be a dry front, not going to generate showers, maybe just a couple of clouds. currently 75 downtown, 74 at
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b.w.i. marshall. 71 up near the state line. we did top out with a high today of 76 degrees at both the airport and inner harbor so a couple of degrees above the normal high, one degree above the normal of 77 degrees. we started with chilly temperatures, 50 degrees in the morning. this time of year you see a wide temperature spread and that's what we'll see tomorrow, as well. tonight, chilly again, mid 50s in outlying areas, 62 downtown with clear skies and school conditions. the forecast statewide tomorrow, the mountains of western maryland a high in the mid 70s with a mix of clouds and sun so we'll call it packer. here in baltimore, again, mostly sunny skies, beautiful, 82 degrees and winds light out of the south at 5 miles an hour. for the shore, 77 degrees, but rip currents will be an issue because of hurricane igor which is affecting bermuda tonight. as far as our bay, things are
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calm, south winds at the 5 knots and waves turning up to a foot for sunday. we are watching the movement of the front, a week cold front that will drop temperatures a couple of degrees heading into monday and tuesday. monday and tuesday will be much like today after surging into the low 80s tomorrow. the other big weather news is hurricane igor, a category two storm. the winds are 100 miles per hour, expected to affect bermuda late tomorrow night into monday morning. it's moving to the northwest at 14 miles per hour and will ultimately turn to the north. bermuda in trouble, for sure, with igor, with hurricane-force winds extending 90 miles out from the center of the still major hurricane. for us, things are quiet and calm over the seven-day forecast. monday and tuesday, in the upper
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70s. the high pressure which will set up shop moves off shore wednesday, allowing for return flow and increase in the humidity. so mid to upper 80s wednesday. thursday and friday, mid 80s and another front cools us down next weekend. >> the closest thing maryland has to a real football rival, the kind that even before you finish saying mountaineers has the terps dander up is west virginia. fortunately, the schools renewed the series and offered an interesting game in morgantown. terps, first half, proved unmitigated disaster thanks to a kid that turned maryland down. 7-0, west virginia. and moments later, same connection, only made easier, goodness gracious, uncovered is austin on the same route. defensive breakdown.
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14-0, 21-0, terps out of their shells, backside pressure unloads on smith. terps recover the fumble but couldn't score. 28-0, third-quarter, maryland's offense hit it big. jamar robinson, torre smith living up to his reputation. 28-7. shortly thereafter, robinson from his own 20, plenty of time, drops it into the basket for smith and nobody is going to catch that guy on an 80-yard touchdown. next time with the ball, smith dropped the touchdown pass. terps can't complete the comeback, west virginia the winner, 31-17. rob ambrose looking for the upset on the defending champs from villa nova. the wildcats, pass to dorian
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wells. 22-0, villanova. crise hart, nice roll, a nice throw to hakim moore and dropped it. that's a drop. frustrating to say the least. chris whiny, back comes villanova, avoiding two defenders and dwayne wells is uncovered, too. villanova having its way, 43-7. michigan's denard robinson puts on 502 total yards against notre dame. did the minutemen forget how to tackle? 66 yards down the sideline he streaks. umass leading. michigan in front by 11. kyle havens, he was open, tight
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end for the touchdown. 32-47 game. massachusetts still has a chance in this one. the on-side kick out of bounds. michigan survives that scare, 42-37. orioles pitcher jake arieta will shut it down the rest of the way. a bone spur causes discomfort. no worries about the elbow, he should be fine. last night, orioles, yanks. 3-1, orioles, koji uehara battling alex rodriguez. bets gets the pitch called a strike. this time it's a ball. next pitch, and it's a bad one, and a-rod sends it 20 rows deep for a three-run shot. back to football, the ravens, a touchdown, queen city ready for game two sunday against the
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bengals. ray rice proved a nonfactor to the jets. however, the bengals are not the run stoppers like new york and rice has history making plays against the bentley. bengals. expect ray rice to look like the pro bowl running back. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas.
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>> here's a look at some of the stories we're working on for 11:00 p.m. tonight. it has been one year since that water main broke in dundalk, damaging dozens of homes and businesses. tonight, we examine how residents have picked up the pieces. plus, nbc bringing back favorites this year. a look at how they're kicking off the fall season when you join us at
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>> let's get another check of the weather. couldn't have been more perfect today. >> it was so nice. we only hit 76 degrees, low humidity, plenty of sun. tomorrow, probably only 82, mostly sunny, a few more clouds rolling in early monday and 78. 79, tuesday and dry. wednesday, the heat returns which is ironic because that's the first day of fall. mid 80s to upper 80s but next weekend, a cold front will be here. >> john was going to be off
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today. he gave you a day that was easy to report meteorologically. >> a great night for a ball game. >> orioles and yanks at camden yards. >> we'll see you at 11:00 p.m.
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everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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